Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. Dermatologists take care of diseases and cancers of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
What is Dermatology?

Dermatology involves the study, research, diagnosis, and management of any health conditions that may affect the skin, fat hair, nails, and membranes. A dermatologist is the health professional who specializes in this area of healthcare.

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Latest Dermatology News and Research

Study describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanoma

Study describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanoma

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Novel biomarker discovered to identify male COVID-19 patients at greatest risk for ICU admission

Novel biomarker discovered to identify male COVID-19 patients at greatest risk for ICU admission

Benefits of drug research are not being shared equitably among study participants, indicates study

Benefits of drug research are not being shared equitably among study participants, indicates study

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

Researchers address the importance of increasing efforts to limit indoor tanning among minors

Researchers address the importance of increasing efforts to limit indoor tanning among minors

Anti-diabetic drug phenformin may prompt stronger cancer-fighting activities

Anti-diabetic drug phenformin may prompt stronger cancer-fighting activities

Melanoma mortality is higher in Utah than in any other state, shows report

Melanoma mortality is higher in Utah than in any other state, shows report

Increased incidence of melanoma in Utah points to overdiagnosis

Increased incidence of melanoma in Utah points to overdiagnosis

Research provides insights on why redheads exhibit altered sensitivity to pain

Research provides insights on why redheads exhibit altered sensitivity to pain

New model for analyzing the effects of irradiation on skin in laser treatments

New model for analyzing the effects of irradiation on skin in laser treatments

New study uncovers potential therapeutic target for lupus

New study uncovers potential therapeutic target for lupus

Corticotropin-releasing stress hormone may be linked to increased allergic reactions

Corticotropin-releasing stress hormone may be linked to increased allergic reactions

Researchers are testing wearable devices to detect early Alzheimer's, other neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers are testing wearable devices to detect early Alzheimer's, other neurodegenerative diseases

New book explains the functional aspects of melanogenesis and related disorders

New book explains the functional aspects of melanogenesis and related disorders

A modified protein mediates development of lung fibrosis after cadmium/carbon black exposure

A modified protein mediates development of lung fibrosis after cadmium/carbon black exposure

New grant from Prevent Cancer Foundation will support the fight against melanoma

New grant from Prevent Cancer Foundation will support the fight against melanoma

Skin rashes more common in adults tested positive for COVID-19

Skin rashes more common in adults tested positive for COVID-19

UMass Amherst researcher focuses on understanding fundamental aspects of the hand's microbiome

UMass Amherst researcher focuses on understanding fundamental aspects of the hand's microbiome

Researchers identify new molecular mechanisms in chronic skin inflammation

Researchers identify new molecular mechanisms in chronic skin inflammation